How to Install AWS CLI on MAC OS [2 Steps]

In this article we are going to cover How to Install AWS CLI on MAC OS, Install AWS CLI on MacOS using curl/wget, Install AWS CLI Version using Mac OS user Interface, Install AWS CLI version on Mac OS using command line, Install AWS CLI version on Mac OS using Homebrew and Uninstall AWS CLI Version from Mac OS.

Install AWS CLI on Mac OS using curl/wget

Download the AWS CLI Version for MacOS using curl/wget

curl "https://awscli.amazonaws.com/awscli-exe-linux-x86_64.zip" -o "awscliv2.zip"

Extract the setup

unzip awscliv2.zip

Install aws cli in correct location

sudo ./aws/install

Install AWS CLI Version using Mac OS user Interface

Download the latest AWS CLI version for 64 bit mac OS

if you want to download specific version of AWS CLI version 2.0.30 for MacOS the use this link to download

Double click on installer, follow the instructions to install.

once done it will install in below location

/usr/local/aws-cli

To check AWS CLI version on Mac OS use below command,

aws version

Install AWS CLI version on Mac OS using command line

Download the latest AWS CLI version on MacOS using curl

curl "https://awscli.amazonaws.com/AWSCLIV2.pkg" -o "AWSCLIV2.pkg"

if you want download specific version of aws cli version like 2.0.30 then use below command

curl "https://awscli.amazonaws.com/AWSCLIV2-2.0.30.pkg" -o "AWSCLIV2.pkg"

Install the aws cli version on Mac OS using below command

 sudo installer -pkg AWSCLIV2.pkg -target /

Verify the AWS CLI version on Mac OS

which aws

Output:

/usr/local/bin/aws 

To check AWS CLI version on Mac OS use below command,

aws --version

Output:

aws-cli/2.1.24 Python/3.7.4 Darwin/18.7.0 botocore/2.0.0

Install AWS CLI version on Mac OS using Homebrew

Install homebrew on mac os if not installed

xcode-select --install
ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"

OR

/bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install.sh)"

Install AWS CLI using homebrew

brew install awscli

Use below command to give permission to pkgconfig

chmod 755 /usr/local/lib/pkgconfig

Link the aws cli to brew

brew link awscli

Uninstall AWS CLI Version from Mac OS

First find the symlink where AWS CLI version is installed

which aws

Output:

/usr/local/bin/aws

Find the installation directory using symlink

ls -l /usr/local/bin/aws

Output:

lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 37 Mar 6 09:24 /usr/local/bin/aws -> /usr/local/aws-cli/v2/current/bin/aws

remove the below aws cli installed directories

sudo rm /usr/local/bin/aws
sudo rm /usr/local/bin/aws_completer

remove the AWS CLI installation directory

sudo rm -rf /usr/local/aws-cli

Conclusion:

We have covered How to Install AWS CLI on MAC OS, Install AWS CLI on MacOS using curl/wget, Install AWS CLI Version using Mac OS user Interface, Install AWS CLI version on Mac OS using command line, Install AWS CLI version on Mac OS using Homebrew and Uninstall AWS CLI Version from Mac OS.

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